8-Day Samburu, Mount Kenya, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara

A perfect safari for those who want exceptional game viewing and rich culture of the Samburu and Maasai people. Enjoy unforgettable landscapes, interact with the semi-nomadic Samburu tribe and learn about local Maasai traditions and culture. Its exciting to see the unique northern species that includes Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, Beisa Oryx and Somali Ostrich. If you travel between July - end of September you have a chance to experience the great migration in the Masai Mara.

per adult from

$5,363

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Samburu National Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Nakuru
    • Entry/Admission - Mara Triangle
    • Entry/Admission - Mara River
    • Entry/Admission - Maasai Mara National Reserve
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu

      Stop At: Samburu National Reserve, Nairobi Kenya
      Pick up from your Nairobi Hotel at 0700 Hours and depart by road driving north crossing the equator from the Southern to the Northern hemisphere to Samburu Game Reserve a semi arid region excellent for photographers.
      Arrive at the camp in time for lunch followed by some leisure hours for a siesta/swim before you depart at around 16:00hrs for an afternoon game viewing and return back to the camp before sunset.

      Samburu is a name of Masai origin ‘Samburr’ being a traditional leather bag for carrying honey and milk. The region is characterized by vast, open landscapes, dried riverbeds (depending on the season of the year) and red volcanic soil. Rock outcroppings contrast against the dense woodland vegetation along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro meaning ‘River of brown water’, the river that gives life to the reserve.
      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Samburu Sopa Lodge

      Day 2: Samburu full day

      Stop At: Samburu National Reserve, Nairobi Kenya
      These full day in the Samburu Game Reserve will be spend searching for the big five, the Samburu five and observing the vast unspoiled scenery during morning and afternoon game viewing drive, watching crocodiles bask on muddy riverbanks and velvet monkeys frolic in the late afternoon sun.

      In addition, you will have a chance to interact with the Samburu People to learn about their culture.

      These five particular animals are usually only found north of the equator – the long necked gerenuk, the reticulated giraffe which is characterized by its liver-colored geometric patches defined by narrow white lines, the Grevy’s zebra which is smaller than the common zebra and looks more like a horse, the beisa oryx with black horizontal stripe running across its lower flank and the Somali ostrich males which have blue-grey necks and thighs.

      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Samburu Sopa Lodge

      Day 3: Samburu - Mount Kenya

      Stop At: Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, Mount Kenya Safari Club Road Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400 Kenya
      After breakfast depart for Mount Kenya region.

      Arrive for lunch at Serena Mountain Lodge.

      Nestled in the foothills of Mount Kenya National Park, the lodge is famous for high perches and balconies, overlooking a salt lick and waterhole.
      Boasting a remarkable record of wildlife sightings from their floodlit waterhole's and salt licks, here we will enjoy the finest in high-altitude game viewing.

      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Serena Mountain Lodge

      Day 4: Mount Kenya - Lake Nakuru

      Stop At: Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya
      After breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru National Park.

      Arrive for lunch at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.

      Afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru.
      On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives.

      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Nakuru Sopa Lodge

      Day 5: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara

      Stop At: Mara Triangle, 83 Muthaiga Road, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00619 Kenya
      Breakfast at the hotel and then depart for Masai Mara.

      Arrive for lunch at Mara Sopa Lodge.

      1600 hrs, depart for an afternoon game drive.
      Explore Masai Mara, Kenya's finest and most outstanding wildlife sanctuary where gentle rolling grassland ensures animals are never out of sight.

      The first sight of this Game Park is breathtaking. There is nowhere else on earth to compare with this wildlife marvel. The combination of a gentle climate, scenic splendor and untold numbers of wildlife makes the Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya's most popular inland destination.
      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Mara Sopa Lodge

      Day 6: Full day Masai Mara

      Stop At: Mara River, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200 Kenya
      After breakfast leave for a full day game drive with picnic lunch at mara river.

      Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos are also found in great numbers.

      The ultimate action here is without doubt the annual wildebeest exodus, the Great Migration, in July and August when millions of these grass eaters move north from the Serengeti in search of lusher grass before turning south again in October to December.

      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Mara Sopa Lodge

      Day 7: Full day Masai Mara

      Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok 00100 Kenya
      Depart for a full day game drive at 0830 hrs.
      Enjoy about 6 hours of extensive game drives in the Mara.
      This full day safari game drive will enable you to discover other areas of the Masai Mara game reserve.

      Optional hot ballon safari can be organized.

      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Mara Sopa Lodge

      Day 8: Masai Mara - Nairobi

      Pass By: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok 00100 Kenya
      Depart for Nairobi after breakfast.
      Drop off at your hotel / residence in the afternoon.

      End of the tour with unforgettable memories!

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      Accommodation included: No Accommodation
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick from any hotel in NairobiAirports
      • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
      Ports
      • Mombasa
      Departure Time :
      7:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Kenya Tru Nomads Tours

    Activity ID: V-114645P13

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